A colleague lamented recently that while she’s working hard to make her company’s data centers more energy efficient, the people who drive energy consumption within the company seem to be less inclined. This surprised me because at a company as large and respected as hers (they’re on the S&P 500), I thought the energy managers would be fully behind a “less is more” approach.
Friends of Nature Music Festival (FON FEST) Goes Green with JustGreen™ Lifestyle
Miami, Fl., November 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - JustGreen Lifestyle has partnered with FON FEST as the official carbon offset sponsor to help make the two day festival carbon neutral and bring the green into music and the arts.
This week on Sea Change Radio, we hear from the Research Director of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, James Leaton. He discusses his organization’s ongoing effort to inform the public about the quantities of fossil fuels and greenhouse gasses various companies are emitting. His team’s findings have been important talking points for Bill McKibben and 350.org‘s recent divestment campaign.
October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a leading provider of carbon offsets and RECs, launched a monthly carbon offset subscription service to help individuals and businesses fight climate change by destroying greenhouse gases each month. Individuals and businesses can calculate their carbon footprint using TerraPass’ carbon calculator, and then sign up to offset their footprint on a monthly basis.
We all leave a mark on our planet. Think of your carbon footprint as your personal impact.
In technical terms, your carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas you produce in units of carbon dioxide. This footprint is determined by your daily lifestyle and activities, such as travel (car, plane, train, etc), electrical use, consumption of products and services, foods you eat, etc.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it was recently recognized with a Sustainability Leadership Award at the inaugural Golden Globe Tigers Awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Copenhagen, Denmark / San Francisco, CA, September 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This year, at René Redzepi’s MAD Symposium, TerraPass and Lucky Peach magazine presented an eye-opening analysis of the carbon footprint of a meal. The MAD Symposium is an annual gathering of the most cutting edge chefs and thinkers in the food industry. This year’s theme centered on courage, urgency and guts which TerraPass and Lucky Peach explored by answering the question “Is it better for the environment to eat at home?”
Sets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel Miles
ATLANTA, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.